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5:16 a.m. Feb. 21, 2020 - By Greg Robb
All-star economists urge Fed to use QE and ‘new tools’ to fight next recession — just move sooner and go bigger than crisis Central banks should be humble about likely effectiveness of these toolsDoubts of the ability of global central banks to combat the next recession persist. One group of market economist suggests they throw caution to the wind and move quickly with their new tools.
9:59 a.m. Feb. 20, 2020 - Associated Press
More Americans are worried about getting the flu than getting the coronavirus U.S. health officials estimate the nation has already seen at least 14,000 deaths from flu this seasonU.S. health officials estimate the nation has already seen at least 14,000 deaths from flu this season.
7:14 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - Barrons.com
Paul Tashima ($27B): Investing is Never Easy Barron’s 10th-ranked advisor nationally talks cracking the institutional market, growing the team, and why there’s no such thing as an easy environment for managing money.
10:53 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - Barrons.com
Newspaper Publisher McClatchy Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy McClatchy obtained $50 million in debtor-in-possession financing from Encina Business Credit.
7:43 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Paul A. Merriman
The lessons of Vanguard’s Jack Bogle have helped countless investors — but his picks could be improved Memo to Bogleheads: You’re rightMemo to Bogleheads: You’re right
4:14 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
As Andrew Yang drops out, here’s what other 2020 Democrats say about universal basic income Yang’s signature proposal was to give all Americans $1,000 a monthYang’s signature proposal was to give all Americans $1,000 a month.
8:00 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
5 ways these Girl Scouts selling cookies outside of a marijuana dispensary are marketing geniuses One troop sold 230 boxes in four hours. Another scout sold more than 300 boxes in under six hours. One troop sold 230 boxes in four hours. Another scout sold more than 300 boxes in under six hours. One troop sold 230 boxes in four hours. Another scout sold more than 300 boxes in under six hours.
3:45 a.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
One way to reduce food waste and help the climate: build more grocery stores ‘It’s a big win for the environment, and a big win for consumers’‘It’s a big win for the environment, and a big win for consumers.’
8:52 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - By Michael Brush
Beaten-down industrial-metal stocks will be the next group of investments to rebound Central banks, including those in China and the U.S., will step in to stimulate their economies, driving demand for metalsCentral banks, including those in China and the U.S., will step in to stimulate their economies, driving demand for metals.
3:59 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Speaking with a strong accent could lower your salary There could be a ‘wage penalty’ associated with regional accents, a new study suggestsThere could be a ‘wage penalty’ associated with regional accents, a new study suggests.
6:34 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020 - Associated Press
U.S. advises against travel to China as death toll from virus outbreak tops 200 WHO declares emergency as coronavirus spreads globallyThe World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries a global emergency after the number of cases spiked more than tenfold in a week, including the record number of deaths in 24 hours reported Friday.
4:33 a.m. Jan. 27, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
America’s ‘financial satisfaction’ hits a 10-year high — with one glaring exception On average, Americans’ fiscal well-being has swung to a record high since the Great Recession, a new analysis findsOn average, Americans’ fiscal well-being has swung to a record high since the Great Recession, a new analysis finds.
9:23 a.m. Jan. 13, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Do companies suffer by offering paid parental leave? These economists believe they’ve found an answer A team of international researchers looked at the effects of paid parental leave policies at companies in Denmark, a country that’s long had policies mandating time off for new parentsA team of international researchers looked at the effects of paid parental leave policies at companies in Denmark, a country that’s long had policies mandating time off for new parents.
4:40 a.m. Jan. 12, 2020 - By Nicole Hallett
The $15 minimum wage was supposed to hurt New York City restaurants — but both revenue and employment are up Prices are up, but that hasn’t stopped people from eating outPrices are up, but that hasn’t stopped people from eating out.
4:59 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - By Catey Hill
‘I could live on my Social Security and still save money’: This 66-year-old left Chicago for ‘calming’ Costa Rica — where he now plans to live indefinitely But he says it’s important not to ‘overglorify’ Costa Rica, as it is ‘not without its problems’ But he says it’s important not to ‘over-glorify’ Costa Rica, as it is ‘not without its problems.’
7:43 a.m. Jan. 8, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Harvey Weinstein’s accusers will likely have to pay a hefty tax bill on any settlements Some critics say the tax code is stacked against sexual harassment victimsSome critics say the tax code is stacked against sexual harassment victims.
2:20 a.m. Jan. 5, 2020 - By Brett Arends
10 diet hacks to help you lose weight How to cheat at dieting — and still shed poundsHow to cheat at dieting — and still shed pounds.
4:32 a.m. Jan. 4, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Shadow banking is growing, remains opaque and carries uncertain risks for the economy Corporate debt could act as an ‘accelerant’ to any downturn, Fed official saysShadow banks are alive and well and remain a risk to the overall economy, according to experts at the American Economics Association Meeting in San Diego.
11:05 a.m. Jan. 2, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
No snowflakes here: U.S. consumers will keep the economy humming through 2020 American consumers may be more resilient than analysts give them credit forDespite Washington drama, a lingering trade war, market volatility, and endless chattering-class worries, American consumers are hanging tough: packing the malls, trying to buy homes. What’s the disconnect?
8:06 a.m. Dec. 30, 2019 - Barrons.com
Sell Your Losing Stocks Before 2019 Ends, Nobel Winner Warns “The most common mistake at the end of the year has an interesting behavioral twist, which is the failure to sell losers,” says Richard Thaler.
6:19 a.m. Dec. 28, 2019 - By Catey Hill
I’ll have $10,000 a month to spend and prefer a city with beautiful outdoors, warm weather and lots of culture — so where should I retire? Have a question about your retirement? Email chill@marketwatch.com And she wants it to be cheaper than Chicago.
2:55 a.m. Dec. 26, 2019 - By James Schrager
Boeing investors should ask how well the company’s board did its job Role of a first-class board is to pose insightful questionsThe role of a first-class board is to pose insightful questions.
12:03 a.m. Dec. 26, 2019 - By Cara Sanders
How I turned my dream of being a travel writer into reality Big dream becomes a reality after working as an investigator for the federal governmentFrom Denver to Guadalajara to Venice, her superpower is the ability to have fun anywhere.
6:15 a.m. Dec. 24, 2019 - By Associated Press
Rethink gift wrapping with these sustainable alternatives — including the Japanese art of furoshiki TerraCycle says it can recycle everything — ribbons, bows, tissue paper and wrapping paper with glitter — in its Gift Zero Waste BoxU.S. sales of wrapping paper climbed 4% to $8.14 billion last year, according to a recent report by Sundale Research. But sales of reusable gift bags rose faster, the company said.
5:04 a.m. Dec. 18, 2019 - By Holden Lewis
2020 mortgage trends: Low inventory, homeowners sitting on their equity Mortgage rates will stay low, and climate change deniers will likely pay more for beach housesHere are 10 housing and mortgage trends to watch for in 2020, including climate deniers may pay more
3:48 a.m. Dec. 14, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
Here’s the one Dow stock to buy now if you believe that what goes down must come up Worst performer in a given year tends to rebound over the next yearDow’s worst performer in a given year tends to rebound over the next year, writes Mark Hulbert.
9:00 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
Concordance Academy Eases the Post-Prison Transition The organization takes a holistic approach to helping former inmates
6:42 a.m. Dec. 10, 2019 - By Austen Hufford
Many U.S. factories now require white-collar education for blue-collar work American manufacturers are set to employ more college graduates than workers with a high-school education or less in the next three yearsAmerican manufacturers are set to employ more college graduates than workers with a high-school education or less in the next three years.
6:02 a.m. Dec. 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
Here’s the One Dow Stock to Buy Now If You Believe That What Goes Down Must Come Up The worst performer in a given year tends to rebound over the next year.
12:02 p.m. Dec. 9, 2019 - Barrons.com
Volcker Did Whatever It Took to Quash Inflation, Regardless of Politics Two words best sum up how the world has changed in the four decades since Paul Volcker took charge of the Federal Reserve: inflation and independence. He died over the weekend at the age of 92.
4:00 a.m. Dec. 9, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Age of Moonshots How Schmidt Futures’ catalog of “daunting but doable” ideas could transform philanthropy
6:01 a.m. Dec. 8, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Shopping online during the holidays? Watch out for these 7 sneaky retail tricks Online retailers know you better than you think and know how to separate you from your moneyOnline retailers know you better than you think and know how to separate you from your money.
6:53 a.m. Dec. 7, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
There are two versions of the S&P 500 index — this is the better investment One weights companies by market value; the other treats them equallyOne weights companies by market value; the other treats them equally.
10:13 a.m. Dec. 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Georgia governor defies White House, picks business executive over Trump defender for Senate seatGeorgia’s Republican governor has chosen a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate, flouting President Donald Trump’s preferred candidate in a play for moderate suburban voters.
10:00 a.m. Dec. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
Kroger, Salesforce, Dollar General, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week It’s a light week for earnings but Salesforce, Kroger, Dollar General, and Ulta Beauty all report. Plus, jobs Friday and ISM manufacturing and services surveys are out.
7:12 a.m. Nov. 30, 2019 - By Kelsey Ogletree
What nutrition experts are saying about imitation meats in your diet Impossible and Beyond Meat products seem like smart choices, but it’s not like eating a plate of greensWhile products like Beyond Meat have some nutritional merits, there is debate over how healthy they truly are.
2:13 p.m. Nov. 29, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Seasonal Fitness Fit It happens every year: Everyone overindulges for the holidays, then tries to lose weight in the new year. That’s a challenge and an opportunity for the fitness industry.
6:40 a.m. Nov. 29, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
This analysis of 40 million Uber rides reveals exactly how much people tip — and whether men or women are more generous A group of economists also found that male and female drivers are not tipped at the same rateA group of economists also found that male and female drivers are not tipped at the same rate.
9:26 p.m. Nov. 26, 2019 - Associated Press
Heavy snow and a ‘bomb cyclone’ threaten U.S. travel this ThanksgivingThe storm was heading to South Dakota, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, while a “bomb cyclone” weather phenomenon began toppling trees, knocking out power and dumping snow as it barreled into California and Oregon — making for a double whammy of early wintry weather.
2:36 a.m. Nov. 25, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Why are markets ignoring escalating conflict in Hong Kong? Investors are betting Hong Kong protests will blow overInvestors are betting that U.S.-China trade relations can survive Congress’ protest against Beijing’s policy toward Hong Kong
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